Makerere University has suspended 17 students over examination malpractice, The Tower Post has learnt.
According to Tom Otim, the Registrar College of Education and External Studies – CEES, the School of Distance and Lifelong Learning Examination Malpractices and Irregularities Committee reached the decision to suspend the student early this month.
Five of the students were suspended for two academic years for forging examination permits. These include; Lawrence Kiwika, Sharon Namanya, Angela Awori and Grace Kiyemba.
Four others including Alex Kintu, Elvis Oundo, Ruth Kayaga and Winfred Nnakyeyune were suspended indefinitely for forging examination permits, according to information received.
Oscar Dickson Omeka was suspended indefinitely for exam cheating, while four others; Swabrah Nakyazze, Stella Bila, Racheal Lillian Kanyesigye and Shiforah Orishaba received a one academic year suspension for the same reason.
Cissy Kanyiginya, Hope Katushabe and Anna Mirembe had their results cancelled and were cautioned against cheating.
This website understands that another set of 17 students have been summoned to appear before the the School of Distance and Lifelong Learning Examination Malpractices and Irregularities Committee on Tuesday February 20th at 10:00AM without fail to defend themselves over exam malpractice.
These who include; Crescesia Awori, Miriam Namyalo, Hadijah Namuwaya, Jackline Nakiyingi, Peter Mutagwanya and Sidon Bigirwamukama among others, allegedly sat exams without authority during last semester’s examinations.